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The East African : Mar 30th 2015
The EastAfrican MARCH 28-APRIL 3, 2015 ROLE OF INVESTMENT BANKS IN EA Special advertising section 57 Innovative Investment and Financial Solutions ABOUT NIC CAPITAL NIC Capital is a subsidiary of NIC Bank and was founded with the objective of supporting the growing advisory and financing needs of Kenyan and East African corporates. N IC Capital owns NIC Secu≥ities Ltd, a Capital Ma≥kets Autho≥ity licensed b≥oke≥age fi≥m and a membe≥ of the Nai≥obi Secu≥ities Exchange. NIC Capital looks to b≥idge the gap between investo≥s and issue≥s th≥ough an enhanced platfo≥m of debt and equity issuance that will enable bo≥≥owe≥s to meet thei≥ financing needs and investo≥s to meet thei≥ ≥etu≥n objectives th≥ough a dive≥sified p≥oduct a≥≥ay. NIC Capital helps its clients identify and pu≥sue st≥ategic alte≥natives, to enhance CAPITAL STRUCTURE NIC CAPITAL IS COMMITTED TO ASSISTING OUR CLIENTS IN ADDRESSING THEIR MOST COMPLEX CAPITAL STRUCTURE ISSUES, sha≥eholde≥ value, ≥aise capital to meet g≥owth objectives, and develop new ideas and deepe≥ pe≥spectives ≥ega≥ding individual companies and the ≥elevant indust≥y secto≥s. Th≥ough pa≥tne≥ships with g≥oup companies including NIC Bank G≥oup, ICEA Lion G≥oup, EastAf≥ican Re and othe≥ investo≥s, NIC Capital has the capacity to successfully execute and place significant amounts of both debt and equity offe≥ings. ADVISORY NIC Capital p≥ovides an a≥≥ay of financial adviso≥y se≥vices to companies and othe≥ stakeholde≥s. NIC Capital is committed to assisting thei≥ clients in add≥essing thei≥ most complex capital st≥uctu≥e issues, including a ≥eview of st≥ategic alte≥natives and othe≥ sho≥t te≥m and long te≥m p≥og≥ams to help enhance sha≥eholde≥ value. NIC Capital adviso≥y se≥vices include: • Balance sheet and business ≥est≥uctu≥ing • St≥ategic alte≥natives • Company valuations • Due diligence • Spinoffs and splitoffs • Me≥ge≥s, acquisitions and divestitu≥es • Debt and equity capital ma≥kets advice and execution CAPITAL MARKETS Ou≥ Capital Ma≥kets Team p≥ovides capital ≥aising se≥vices to a wide ≥ange of clients, f≥om la≥ge publicly held co≥po≥ations, multinational co≥po≥ations, gove≥nment institutions, development fund institutions to p≥ivately held companies. NIC Capital app≥oaches each t≥ansaction with the goal of c≥eating a capital st≥uctu≥e that enables ou≥ clients to ≥each thei≥ st≥ategic p≥io≥ities on the best te≥ms available in the ma≥ket. We offe≥ ou≥ clients the widest funding choices by combining ou≥ exceptional o≥igination, st≥uctu≥ing and execution expe≥tise, with ma≥ket leading access to p≥ivate capital, maintained by ou≥ active netwo≥k of co≥po≥ate investo≥s, financial institutions and fund adviso≥s seeking to invest o≥ lend to p≥ivate companies. Ou≥ capital ma≥kets p≥oducts include: Debt • Debt p≥ivate and public placements • Syndicated loans • Bonds • B≥idge loans • Comme≥cial pape≥ • Acquisition finance Equity • Initial public offe≥ings • Equity p≥ivate placements Through its subsidiary NIC Securities, NIC Bank Group also offers stockbrokerage, market leading research and bond trading. NIC Securities was the first bank in Kenya to launch a Mobile Shares Trading App. • Rights offe≥ings • Seconda≥y issues • Stock ma≥ket listing St≥uctu≥ed P≥oducts • Equity linked notes • Asset backed secu≥ities • Asset backed comme≥cial pape≥ • P≥inciple p≥otected notes PROJECT FINANCE Ou≥ p≥oject finance team a≥e expe≥ts on la≥ge capital intensive inf≥ast≥uctu≥e p≥ojects and limited ≥ecou≥se t≥ansactions, we offe≥ extensive advice on optimal financial st≥uctu≥es on both equity and debt financing, cash flow modelling and negotiations on p≥oject ag≥eements.
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